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Biography & Autobiography Books - Musicians & Composers - Page 2

Paint My Name in Black and Gold Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781800180383
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Published: Unbound - February 8th, 2022


In the early 1980s two bands dominated the independent charts: the Smiths and the Sisters of Mercy. They have proved to be equally influential. In every city in the world you will find people dressed like they have just walked offstage from playing a gig with the Sisters of Mercy in 1983.


Kid a Mnesia: A Book of Radiohead Artwork Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781838857370
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Published: Canongate Books - March 8th, 2022

Whilst these records were being conceived, rehearsed, recorded and produced, Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood made hundreds of images. These ranged from obsessive, insomniac scrawls in biro to six-foot-square painted canvases, from scissors-and-glue collages to immense digital landscapes. They utilised every medium they could find, from sticks and knives to the emerging digital technologies.


Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250787385
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Published: Picador - February 15th, 2022

From one of the most lyrically gifted and socially conscious rappers of the past twenty years, Vibrate Higher is a firsthand account of hip-hop as a political force


And in the End: The Last Days of The Beatles Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250803733
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 22nd, 2022

Ken McNab takes an in-depth look at The Beatles' acrimonious final year in And in the End.


Who by Fire: Leonard Cohen in the Sinai Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781954118072
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - March 29th, 2022

The little-known story of Leonard Cohen's concert tour to the front lines of the Yom Kippur War, including never-before-seen selections from an unfinished manuscript by Cohen and rare photographsIn October 1973, the poet and singer Leonard Cohen--thirty-nine years old, famous, unhappy, and at a creative dead end--traveled from his home on the Greek island of Hydra to the chaos and bloodshed


Stories I Might Regret Telling You: A Memoir Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306924682
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Published: Hachette Books - March 29th, 2022

A singer-songwriter's heartfelt memoir about growing up in a bohemian musical family and her experiences with love, loss, motherhood, divorce, the music industry, and more.

Born into music royalty, the daughter of folk legends Kate McGarrigle and Loudon Wainwright III and sister to the highly-acclaimed and genre-defying singer Rufus Wainwright, Martha grew up in a world filled wi


The Beatles Album Series 4 pack Boxed Set Cover Image
$80.00
ISBN: 9781637610060
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Published: Big People Books - December 7th, 2021

The Beatles Album Series 4 pack Boxed Set is a four-book collection about the most influential musical group in the history of modern music. Just in time for the release of the Peter Jackson documentary, The Beatles: Get Back; this series gives the reader a front-row seat for many stories of The Beatles and their legendary recording sessions.


Mozart: The Reign of Love Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062433619
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Published: Harper Perennial - December 7th, 2021

Now in paperback: the definitive biography of one of the most lauded musical geniuses in history, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, by the acclaimed composer and biographer Jan Swafford

At the earliest ages it was apparent that Wolfgang Mozart’s singular imagination was at work in every direction.


Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324091073
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Published: Liveright - December 14th, 2021

Hailed for its astounding portrait of Jimi Hendrix, Philip Norman’s Wild Thing has become the definitive biography of rock’s most outrageous—and tragic—genius.


Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder: None Too Fragile Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780859655590
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Published: Plexus Publishing - December 14th, 2021

In this major biography Martin Clarke investigates one of the most popular and influential bands of our time and paints a detailed portrait of their enigmatic leader, Eddie Vedder. Pearl Jam exploded onto the world stage in 1991, captivating a generation with their inspirational live shows and being hailed as the 'kings of grunge'.


Face the Music: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780385545877
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Published: Doubleday - December 7th, 2021

In this poignant memoir, the internationally celebrated bandleader reflects on family, illness, grief, and a bygone era of glamour, contemplating not just his career but the history of midcentury music and nightlife—and the enormously important role that the bandstand played in his life.
 


True Love Cast Out All Evil: The Songwriting Legacy of Roky Erickson (John and Robin Dickson Series in Texas Music, sponsored by the Center for Texas Music History, Texas State University) Cover Image
By Brian T. Atkinson, Billy Gibbons (Foreword by), Henry Rollins (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781648430435
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Published: Texas A&M University Press - December 1st, 2021

“Transcendence came with a price,” Brian T. Atkinson writes in his introduction to this collection of reflections by and about pioneer psychedelic rocker Roky Erickson (1947–2019).